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Firewall Engineer

Secunderabad, Telangana
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responsibilities include (but are not limited to) firewall system management and maintenance activities architecture and configuration review, deployments, monitoring and reporting. This position will assume the lead role for all Info Sec team firewall maintenance, review and change approval processes and procedures, development of security standards and requirements related to firewall devices and systems. The Engineer will also have a role on the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). The Firewall Engineer provides support to planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for enterprise networks, information systems, enterprise applications and data. Analyze, troubleshoot, and mange firewall and related system configurations and activity. Maintain, configure, and analyze network and application firewalls and related systems including o Setting base configuration guidelines and requirements o Ensures the configurations are backed up to a central location o Review and analysis of firewall and related log data o Performing traffic analysis of existing network and firewall implementations o Review of advisories, release notes and similar technical bulletins o Analysis of firewall related data in the company's SEIM system o Configuration and support of VPN connections and technologies (IPSec, SSL etc.) Evaluate systems using vulnerability scanners and manual techniques to verify system security settings and configurations. May be required to remediate vulnerabilities identified by scanning tools. Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions. Provide CSIRT support as needed in response to information security related events. Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed. Assist the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes. Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members. Provide off-hours support as needed basis. Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team and information sharing environment. Job Requirements Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standard operating procedures (SOPs) or other job aids, to write routine correspondence, to speak effectively and informatively, and respond to questions from customers, clients or Associates of an organization, over the phone or in-person. Advanced knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls and related technologies including TACACS, RADUIS and similar systems Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP protocol and networks including routing protocols and security best practices Advanced understanding of encryption technologies Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues. Understanding of enterprise computing environments with internal and external facing applications Strong understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks. Working knowledge of Juniper NetScreen firewall systems (a plus - not mandatory) Working knowledge of network based IDS/IPS systems (Source Fire and/or Fortinet preferred) Working knowledge of Blue Coat proxy solutions (Barracuda networks would be a plus) Working knowledge of MS Windows-based system platforms Working knowledge of Tenable/Nessus vulnerability scanning solutions Knowledge of Linux operating systems would be a plus Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Strong written and oral communication skills (English) Technical writing and process documentation skills including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Visio Education/Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience A minimum of 5 years IT experience; at least three of those years in a similar role focused on firewall administration and engineering. Current CCNA or CCNP-Security, CEH and/or Network Penetration Tester certifications
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 5-10


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